New poem for children and teachers, and it's free!
Start your day with a humorous and surprising poem perfect for elementary age children. Whether read for pure fun or used to teach first person perspective, vocabulary, and rhythm and rhyme, Mark's poems are sure to entertain.
Children can read the poem independently, with a buddy, during morning warm-ups, as part of fluency instruction, or as part of a poetry unit. Buy the mp3 files from Mark's award-winning audio book and put the book and audio files in a listening center!
Poetry is also perfect for April, National Poetry month!
This poem is part of a collection of 34 humorous poems entitled, The Delicious Chocolate Donut (And Other Off-Kilter Poems). Inspired by Prelutsky, Silverstein, and Roald Dahl, the collection is a look at the world through a child's eyes. A disappearing chocolate donut, a leaping lunch bag, spilled spaghetti, klutzy kids, a plethora of pancakes - you can find them in the complete collection available on Amazon.com.